Character House For Sale in Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France






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Reference: 1839
Price: 675 000€ - £598 860 - $746 078
(Agency fee paid by seller)
Land area: 6540 m² (1.6 acres)
Surface: 350 m²
Transformable area: 60 m²
Number of bedrooms: 6
Gîtes possibility: no

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*** Good value for money *** Elegant and unusual Maison de Maître from 1880, exceptional original elements, 350m² living space, 60m² convertible, 6 bedrooms, 70m² apartment or workshop, swimming pool in large mature garden of 6540m², panoramic views, walking distance to all amenities

This very elegant Mansion is situated at the edge of a village with all amenities, in the greater Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France. It was built in 1880 by a wealthy industrial family and the property has kept the charm and elegance of this period. An artist decorated the walls of the stunning sitting room and his art is still today to be admired. The house is in perfect condition and offers all modern comfort, such as gas central heating, double glazed windows, alarm system etc. The beautiful original floors, the marble fireplaces, the exceptional and elegant sitting room, the large windows making the house very bright, and at last but not least, the dominating feeling overlooking a beautiful landscape -  all that gives the property plenty of charm, elegance and an relaxing atmosphere. A beautiful property in an exceptional situation!

Description of the building
The Mansion offers 350m² living space over 3 floors with a convertible attic of 60m². The house has been built on a slope and on each level rooms lead onto terraces giving access to the beautiful garden.
Top floor: Main entrance 18m², five steps lead up to a landing with bedroom 18m² with marble fireplace, bedroom 16.2m² with marble fireplace, bathroom 9m² with a bathtub, 2 washbasins and toilet, bedroom 15m² with marble fireplace.
Five steps down from the entrance hall, there is a library/sitting room29m² with marble fireplace, study or bedroom 18m² with marble fireplace, bedroom 11m² with marble fireplace, shower room 5m² with toilet.
Middle floor:  Entrance, the heart of the house is this magnificent living room 72m², with  murals, stucco decoration, marble fireplace and original floor tiles, access to a large terrace enjoying the views, a conservatory 15m², fully fitted kitchen 17m², breakfast and family dining room 14m², bedroom 14m², bathroom 11m² with bathtub, washbasin, bidet and toilet, pantry 13m², cellar, heating room.
Bottom floor:  Large dining or living room 40m² with a marble fireplace and terracotta flooring, room 22.5m², laundry, cellar, large terrace 100m². This floor could be used as an independent apartment.
Attic: 60m² convertible room with visible beams.

Swimming pool with its large terrace
Lovely old winter garden used as summer kitchen
Garage 35m² with an electric gate
Parking next to the top entrance
Garden tool shed and wood shed

The entire property is fenced and has various accesses. The upper part of the house is surrounded by almost flat land. The lower part of the garden is on a slope which allows non obstructive views. The lovely mature garden offers large trees, flower bushes and hedges, plenty of roses and various other flowers. There is a little water feature crossing the property with ponds and cascades. For animal lovers there is even an aviary installed on the lower part. Mains sewage and water.

General condition
The house is in perfect condition and even all the original features are in incredible condition. There are beautiful parquet floors, the crown room has original floor tiles and stucco decoration, high ceilings, many marble fireplaces etc. There is a central heating system fired by gas, a fully fitted kitchen, plenty of storage space and cellars, alarm system.

Only a visit can give you the ambiance of this magic and unique place!

Price: 675 000€ - £598 860 - $746 078 (Agency fee paid by seller)

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